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Franchise brands announce placement in industry rankings and surveys from top industry publications & conferences.

City Wide Maintenance Of Jacksonville Named One Of Northeast Florida’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies »

July 30, 2015 at 9:22AM PDT | Source: City Wide

Region’s Leading Building Maintenance Management Company Ranked in Exclusive List of Northeast Florida’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies
July 30, 2015 // // JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – City Wide Maintenance of Jacksonville, the market’s leading building maintenance management company, today announced it has earned a spot on the Jacksonville Business Journal’s annual ranking of Northeast Florida’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies.
Each year the Jacksonville Business Journal announces the top 50 fastest-growing, private companies in Northeast Florida based on verified financial criteria submitted from hundreds of nominees. To be eligible, companies must be privately held, locally owned, and for profit...

Newk's Eatery Named To QSR Magazine's Top Franchise Deals »

July 30, 2015 at 6:46AM PDT | Source: Newk's Express Cafe

Next generation fast casual chain noted for strong return on investment.
July 30, 2015 // // JACKSON, Miss. - QSR Magazine has named Newk's Eatery, the fast casual restaurant known for its culinary-driven menu and open kitchens, a top pick for franchisees looking for concepts that deliver a "mutually beneficial relationship."
Fast-growing Newk's, with more than 80 locations throughout the South and Southeast, was one of 12 concepts recognized by the respected restaurant trade publication. QSR called Newk's a "rising star," with a strong sales-to-investment ratio and average unit volumes of $2.4 million.
The magazine also noted that Newk's scratch-made kitchen and culinary-driven menu fit franchisees' desire for products that are "rich and differentiated," while its unit economics deliver "bottom-line earning potential...

Pacific Sotheby's International Realty Recognized As One Of San Diego's Fastest Growing Companies »

July 29, 2015 at 4:37AM PDT | Source: Sotheby's International Realty

With 299% growth between 2012 and 2014, Pacific Sotheby's International Realty ranked 8th on the San Diego Business Journal's 2015 list of Fastest Growing Companies in San Diego.
SAN DIEGO - July 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - The San Diego Business Journal recognized Pacific Sotheby's International Realty as one of the 2015 Fastest Growing Private Companies in San Diego. This is the second year Pacific Sotheby's International Realty has made the list, moving up from the 12th position to the 8th position with a revenue increase of over 299% between 2012 and 2014.
Founding Partner and CEO Brian Arrington acquired the Sotheby's International Realty franchise in San Diego and launched Pacific Sotheby's International Realty in 2010. Together with partners Steve Games and Nyda Jones-Church, who joined the company in 2012, they have grown the business to be one of San Diego's top real estate firms in just under five years...

Tutor Doctor Rated No. 1 International In-Home Tutoring »

July 28, 2015 at 8:24AM PDT | Source: Tutor Doctor
Tutor Doctor Opportunities Available

Company Poised for Rapid Franchise Growth in Australia and the UK
VAN NUYS, Calif. - July 28, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Riding the wave of international success with expansion in 15 countries since 2003, as well as its recent ranking as the No. 1 global in-home tutoring franchise by Entrepreneur Magazine, Tutor Doctor is quickly moving closer to achieving its goal of reaching 1,000 franchise units in select markets around the world.
Tutor Doctor now has 428 franchise units in 15 countries in Africa, Asia, Central America, Europe, the Middle East, Australia and North America. The brand is carving a niche with its holistic approach and is well poised to dominate the tutoring sector, which is expected to surpass $123 billion by 2020...

Steady, Wide-Spread Growth Lands TITLE Boxing Club On 2015 Fastest-Growing Franchises List »

July 28, 2015 at 5:27AM PDT | Source: TITLE Boxing Club

National Boxing Fitness Franchise Recognized for Second Year in a Row by Entrepreneur Magazine
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - July 28, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - For the second year in a row, TITLE Boxing Club, the nation’s largest boxing fitness franchise, has been named to the top 100 ranking on Entrepreneur Magazine’s Fastest-Growing Franchises list, coming in at No. 90. This ranking comes on the heels of the brand’s recent announcement of the executive team restructuring which included the promotion of former president John Rotche to Chief Executive Officer, the hiring of Susan Boresow as President and the addition of Alex Roberts as Chief Development Officer.
Entrepreneur’s fastest-growing rankings are based on the number of new franchise units added in the United States and Canada from July 2013 to July 2014...

Annual Industry Report Names Marco’s Pizza As Country’s No. 2 Fastest Growing Chain »

July 23, 2015 at 9:51AM PDT | Source: Marco's Pizza
Marco's Pizza Opportunities Available

Nation’s Restaurant News’ 'Second 100’ Report Uses Sales, Other Data to Predict Next Big Players
TOLEDO, Ohio - July 23, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Marco’s Pizza has been named the second fastest growing large chain in the country, according to industry leading publication Nation’s Restaurant News’ in its newly released 2015 Second 100 annual report. The proprietary census report showcases up-and-coming brands most resonating with consumers and catching the attention of competitors.
The special report, which ranks restaurant brands Nos. 101-200 by U.S. system-wide sales and other data, focuses on a smaller, more growth-oriented universe than the magazine’s annual Top 100 report. According to the publication, the fastest-growing brands in the Second 100 “paint a picture of what’s next for the restaurant industry...

The Entrepreneur’s Source Named Top Franchise Coaching Franchise »

July 22, 2015 at 7:39AM PDT | Source: The Entrepreneur's Source

July 22, 2015 // // SOUTHBURY, Conn. - Franchise Source Brands International®, (FSBI) a network of synergistic franchise brands that pioneered coaching in the franchise world more than 30 years ago, announced its flagship brand, The Entrepreneur’s Source®, was recently ranked one of the top ten “Best Business Consulting/Coaching” brands in an independent rating survey published by is the leading provider for reviews and ratings about franchise opportunities. It assists aspiring entrepreneurs and future franchise operators in finding reputable franchises and brand names globally.
Rankings are represented by businesses of all shapes and sizes that have historically proven to be capable of long-term growth and expansion...

America's Largest Exterior Remodeler Is Put To The Test And Earns Good Housekeeping Seal For Eighth Year In A Row »

July 21, 2015 at 7:59AM PDT | Source: Window World

In Its 20th Year in Business, Window World Repeatedly Stands Out in Product Safety, Quality and Value
July 21, 2015 // // NORTH WILKESBORO, N.C. - Window World®, America's largest replacement window and exterior remodeling company, proudly announces that after rigorous evaluation, its windows earned the Good Housekeeping Seal for the eighth consecutive year. Now in its 20th year of business, Window World continues to build on the quality of products and services it offers, with this latest accolade adding validation that the Window World promise to provide "Superior Products, Professionally Installed, at a Guaranteed Low Price" is a long-term differentiator.
"Window World is dedicated to providing world-class, American-made windows and doors, installed with careful attention to detail," said Mark Bumgarner, vice president of operations for Window World...

Sears Hometown And Outlet Stores Named One Of Chicago's Best And Brightest Employers »

July 21, 2015 at 7:28AM PDT | Source: Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores

National Retailer Recognized by the National Association for Business Resources as a Leader in Workplace Satisfaction and Employee Enrichment
July 21, 2015 // // HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. - For the third consecutive year, Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHOS) has been recognized as one of "Chicago's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For(TM)" by the National Association for Business Resources.
The list highlights companies that deliver and uphold exceptional practices in human resources, and Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. has proven to be a leader - excelling in multiple categories and solidifying it's standing as one of the best companies to work for in the Chicagoland area.
"We recognize the great role employee satisfaction plays in the overall success of our company and are proud to be recognized for such a prestigious award three years in a row...

FirstLight HomeCare Named A Top 50 Franchise »

July 21, 2015 at 5:29AM PDT | Source: FirstLight HomeCare

Franchise Business Review names national home care franchise company, FirstLight HomeCare, one of the year’s Top 50 franchise opportunities.
CINCINNATI, Ohio (PRWEB) July 21, 2015 - FirstLight HomeCare, a national provider of non-medical in-home care, has been recognized by Franchise Business Review as a Top 50 Franchise Opportunity for 2015. The recognition comes from the publication’s annual franchisee satisfaction and performance survey that polls current owners and rates the top 50 franchises based on real, experiential feedback. Each brand is segmented into categories based on investment costs and industry.
“The 2015 Franchise Business Review survey exhibits positive results for our franchise as compared to our senior care industry competitors, and our total feedback score for owner satisfaction was higher than average,” said Bill McPherson, executive director of franchise development at FirstLight HomeCare...

PrideStaff LA/Culver City Honored At California Small Business Day 2015 By Assemblymember Sebastian Ridley-Thomas »

July 21, 2015 at 4:26AM PDT | Source: PrideStaff

July 21, 2015 // // PrideStaff LA/Culver City was named one of the area’s top small businesses at the California Small Business DayTM award luncheon on Wednesday, June 10. Assemblyman Sebastian Ridley-Thomas presented the award to PrideStaff LA/Culver City’s Owner, Colette Moore, on behalf of the California Small Business Association.
Small businesses like PrideStaff contribute to 75 percent of California’s gross state product and over half of the state’s private sector jobs. During the presentation, Ridley-Thomas described these businesses as the "engine of California," playing a significant role in the capital community.
"Colette Moore and her PrideStaff organization are doing a tremendous job in placement and employment," stated Ridley-Thomas...

Keith Richards, Founder Of Taziki’s Recognized By The National Association Of People Supporting Employment First »

July 20, 2015 at 12:23PM PDT | Source: Taziki’s Mediterranean Café

Taziki’s Noted for Their Hiring of Special Needs Employees
July 20, 2015 // // BIRMINGHAM, AL - Keith Richards, Founder and Chief Development Officer of Taziki’s Mediterranean Café was recently presented with a prestigious honor at the National Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE), National Awards Luncheon held in Philadelphia.
The APSE's Large Employer Award is given out to employers of 250 or more employees, who demonstrate an outstanding commitment to hiring, and fully integrating individuals with disabilities into their workforce.
The APSE said that Taziki’s was more than deserving of the organization’s Large Employer Award.
“Mr. Richards has not only made a tremendous commitment, but also served as an advocate for the Employment First philosophy, encouraging other employers across the country to do as he has done, and give individuals with disabilities opportunities to pursue real jobs at competitive wages,” said Peter Burnes, Membership & Chapter Relations Manager, APSE National...

Hyatt Place Earns Top Upscale Hotel Ranking For Guest Satisfaction In Latest J.D. Power Study »

July 16, 2015 at 5:37AM PDT | Source: Hyatt Place

July 16, 2015 // // CHICAGO – Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) announced that the Hyatt Place brand has been recognized by J.D. Power as highest in guest satisfaction among upscale hotel chains.
The award comes as a result of guest ratings in the recently released J.D. Power 2015 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index StudySM. The Hyatt Place brand received high marks in several evaluation factors, including reservation, check-in/check-out, guestroom, food and beverage, hotel services, hotel facilities, and cost and fees. Hyatt Place, a brand inspired by the 24/7 lifestyle of multitasking travelers, led the upscale category with 847 points, scoring 14 points higher than the upscale segment average.
“At Hyatt Place, we make it our mission to listen to our guests, and not only provide the fundamentals, such as spacious guestrooms and free Wi-Fi, but also to take it to the next level by consistently offering an outstanding guest experience, which includes what we believe is the best complimentary hotel breakfast in our category,” said Steven Dominguez, vice president of global brands, Hyatt Place and Hyatt House...

Chipotle Continues Effort To Educate Consumers On What's In Their Food In Upcoming Marketing Campaign »

July 15, 2015 at 7:13AM PDT | Source: Chipotle Mexican Grill

"Friend or Faux" reinforces the beauty of simplicity in food by contrasting Chipotle ingredients with fast food.
DENVER - (BUSINESS WIRE) - July 15, 2015 - On July 21, Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE:CMG) will launch "Friend or Faux" - an integrated marketing campaign and interactive digital experience that invites consumers to learn about the differences between Chipotle's ingredients and those commonly used to make fast food. The "Friend or Faux" game is optimized for mobile and desktop use, and will be accessible by visiting The campaign will be supported by extensive online advertising.
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Bricks 4 Kidz Ranked 88th In Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top 200 Global Franchises »

July 15, 2015 at 5:22AM PDT | Source: Bricks 4 Kidz
Bricks 4 Kidz Opportunities Available

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - July 15, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Creative Learning Corporation (OTCQX:CLCN), owner and developer of Bricks 4 Kidz,® Challenge Island®, and Sew Fun Studios®, the highly-popular children’s education and enrichment programs, is pleased to announce that Bricks 4 Kidz has been ranked 88th among Entrepreneur Magazine’s top 200 Global franchises. “Considering that there are thousands of international franchises, this ranking is tremendous recognition for Bricks 4 Kidz and Creative Learning Corporation, now that Bricks 4 Kidz is operating in nearly 40 countries,” stated CEO, Brian Pappas, “again demonstrating the huge international appeal of our franchise concepts. We’re looking to add a few more countries and master franchises in the fourth quarter...

Teriyaki Madness Named As QSR Magazine’s Best Franchise Deal For Second Year In A Row »

July 15, 2015 at 4:37AM PDT | Source: Teriyaki Madness

Denver-Based Fresh Asian Food Franchise Labeled as 2015’s Top “Hungry Upstart”
DENVER - July 15, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - For the second year in a row, Teriyaki Madness has been named one of QSR Magazine’s “Best Franchise Deals”. The Denver-based Asian food franchise was named one of the top “Hungry Upstarts” for 2015, based on franchise factors including corporate support, marketplace differentiation and sales momentum. The sixth annual report is considered the industry standard for franchise prospects looking to expand their portfolios.
“At Teriyaki Madness we put an enormous emphasis on helping each and every one of our franchisees get off to a strong start to set them up for long-term success...

Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar Named One Of Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top Global Companies »

July 15, 2015 at 4:28AM PDT | Source: Boston Pizza

Beloved Casual-Plus Dining Brand Breaks Top 100 on Prestigious Global Franchise Ranking
DALLAS - July 15, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - On the heels of a record setting year for international development, Entrepreneur magazine has named Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar (Boston’s) as one of the country’s top global franchises. The ranking was formulated as part of the annual Top Global Companies® list, a comprehensive selection of the top 200 global franchise systems. At No. 71, Boston’s joins the likes of mega-brands such as Anytime Fitness, 7-Eleven and Subway that also broke the top 100.
The ranking was based on specific criteria and only companies seeking new franchisees outside the U.S. and with a minimum of five open international locations were considered for this list...

RE/MAX Results Sales Executives Rank Among America's Best »

July 13, 2015 at 9:25AM PDT | Source: RE/MAX

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - July 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - RE/MAX Results sales executives were recently named America's most productive agents as a part of REAL Trends America's Best Real Estate Agents, the newly issued ranking report produced by REAL Trends and sponsored by Zillow Group.
REAL Trends America's Best Real Estate Agents ranks over 9,900 residential real estate agents solely based on their excellence in real estate sales during calendar year 2014. All production numbers are independently verified by a third-party in order to ensure accuracy and report integrity. This group of highly successful real estate sales agents represents less than one percent of all real estate practitioners in the United States.
The real estate agents are ranked by sales volume and transaction sides as well as categorized by individual agents and teams...

Huddle House Honors Outstanding Team Members »

July 10, 2015 at 9:44AM PDT | Source: Huddle House
Huddle House Opportunities Available

July 10, 2015 // // ATLANTA, Ga. - Following a historic 50th anniversary and record growth, Huddle House extended the celebration with the company’s first-ever Honors Awards to recognize outstanding team members at corporate headquarters, Distribution Center and leaders in the field for the iconic restaurant chain.
“We created the Huddle House Honors Awards because the success of our organization begins with our incredible Team Members,” said Michael Abt, CEO of Huddle House. “We would not be where we are today without all of their hard work and dedication. In fact, I believe people are our greatest strength and most enduring, long-term competitive advantage. Huddle House is fifty years young and has never looked as good as it does today thanks to the incredible men and women who make this company special...

PrideStaff LA/Culver City Honored At California Small Business Day 2015 By Assembly Member Sebastian Ridley-Thomas »

July 10, 2015 at 4:22AM PDT | Source: PrideStaff

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 09, 2015 - PrideStaff LA/Culver City was named one of the area’s top small businesses at the California Small Business DayTM award luncheon on Wednesday, June 10. Assemblyman Sebastian Ridley-Thomas presented the award to PrideStaff LA/Culver City’s Owner, Colette Moore, on behalf of the California Small Business Association.
Small businesses like PrideStaff contribute to 75 percent of California’s gross state product and over half of the state’s private sector jobs. During the presentation, Ridley-Thomas described these businesses as the "engine of California," playing a significant role in the capital community.
"Colette Moore and her PrideStaff organization are doing a tremendous job in placement and employment," stated Ridley-Thomas...

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